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Now-Feb. 27 Artisan Center Theater in Hurst ends its run of Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park. The comedy shares the experiences of a newly married couple as they move into their small New York apartment. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit for reservations and ticket prices.


Now-Feb. 27 The Tale of the Frog Prince closes at Hurst’s Artisan Center Theater. Cursed, Prince Philip has lived for years in a swamp with his friend, Artie the Monkey. When a royal family with two beautiful daughters breaks the spell, the prince must choose which princess will love his true self and his friend. Performances are 10 a.m. Saturdays. All tickets are $5. For reservations, call 817-284-1200 or visit


Now-Feb. 28 Jubilee Theatre in downtown Fort Worth presents From the Mississippi Delta, a memoir by Endesha Ida Mae Holland. Born in Greenwood, Miss., the young, precocious Ida Mae learns from her poor mother how to make big dreams come true. Tickets are $10 for Thursday nights and Sunday matinees, $12 for Saturday matinees and $20 for Friday and Saturday nights. For tickets, call 817-338-4411 or visit


Now-March 4 South Campus kicks off its Women’s History Month with the Women in New Roles Art Show in the Carillon Gallery of the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. The exhibit features the work of 30 student artists. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday.


Now-March 5 SE Campus art department displays Rachel Bounds: Buried Sunshine in Art Corridor II. The solo exhibition includes the solemn and brooding, vacillating between the macabre and visions of the prehistoric and serene, images of dark places, soot-covered canaries and glimpses into coal mines. The free event is open to the public 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Christopher Blay at 817-515-3406.


Now-March 13 Opening its 29th season, Circle Theatre presents Opus: Sex, Lies and Violins by Michael Hollinger. Talent and temperament collide in a behind-the-scenes look at a world-famous string quartet. The ensemble begins to unravel when its most gifted member goes missing, and a young woman is hired to take her place. This production contains adult content and language. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with 3 p.m. Saturday matinees. Tickets are $20-30. Call 817-877-3040 or visit for reservations.


Now-March 21 Copenhagen comes to Stage West in Fort Worth. Michael Frayn’s drama speculates on what happened when two physicists, one who was working on an atomic bomb for Hitler, met secretly one night in 1941. Tickets are $26 for 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday and $30 for 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday performances with discounts for students and seniors. No performance March 18. Call 817-784-9378 or visit for reservations.


Now-March 21 The Kimbell Art Museum offers a survey of art history with From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern. The exhibit includes more than 100 paintings and sculptures, most previously unseen in public. About half of the works usually hang in private homes. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Friday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for this exhibit range from $10-14 with half-price tickets on Tuesdays and Fridays after 5 p.m. Children under 6 are free. Admission includes the Acoustiguide Audio Tour. For more information, call 817-332-8451.


Now-April 3 Organic Metal, an indoor/outdoor exhibit by artist/blacksmith and sculptor Richard Baggett, opens on Trinity River Campus. The exhibit will be on display both on the grounds and in the gallery. The hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.


Feb. 25-27 In honor of Women’s History Month, the South Campus theater program will stage a production celebrating strong women, Medea 4: The Women of War. This fourth installation of the Medea series will focus on the lives of female soldiers fighting in Iraq. The cast put together the script. The one-act show starts at 7:30 p.m. and runs one hour. Tickets are $5 and free to TCC students and faculty. There will be no late seating.


Feb. 26-March 14 Theatre Arlington presents an all-youth performance of Seussical the Musical Jr. Horton the Elephant, the Whos of Whoville and other Dr. Seuss characters come to life in a musical for all ages. Tickets are $10. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. For reservations, call 817-275-7661 or visit


Feb. 27 Chamber Music International presents an evening of American virtuosity, Polish romanticism, French impressionism and the greatest piano quintet of the 20th century 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at SMU’s Caruth Auditorium. Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, violinists Ik-Hwan Bae and Jun Iwasaki, violist Susan Dubois and cellist Nikola Ruzevic will perform. Tickets start at $10. For reservations, call 972-385-7267 or visit

March 2 Tabitha Boxerman, music instructor on NE and NW campuses, will present a Faculty Piano Recital 7 p.m. in WFAB Recital Hall. Admission is free. Boxerman began her collegiate music training on NE Campus before a bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University and a master’s from the Eastman School of Music. While at Eastman, she was nominated for an excelllence in teaching award for teaching assistants.


March 3 Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas presents The Leigh Tomlinson Memorial Showcase, an evening of live jazz. Tomlinson was a popular jazz artist through the years at Sammons. The evening begins with the Carolyn Lee Jones Quintet and ends with vocalist Ardina Lockhart. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30. General tickets are $35, which includes complimentary coffee, beer, wine, soft drinks and light appetizers. Dress is casual. For reservations, call 214-520-7789.


March 3-6 NE Campus drama department will perform Macbeth at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. The play, written by William Shakespeare in the early 17th century, centers on someone who believes he will become king and kills everyone who gets in his way. Tickets are free for all TCC students, faculty and staff, $3 for non-TCC students and those under 18 or 65 and over and $6 for the general public. All shows are first-come, first-served seating. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 817-515-6687 or by e-mail at


March 3-7 NW Theater presents Dancing at Lughnasa, a grown man’s reflections on his childhood memories of his mother and four unmarried aunts in 1936 Ireland during the months leading up to the Celtic festival Lughnasa. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. TCC students and faculty get in free, non-TCC students and senior citizens are $3 and general admission is $6.


March 5-7 The Regal Opera Company and the Northeast Tarrant County Orchestra present Die Fledermaus, a comic operetta in English. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Colleyville Center. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, students and children and $12 for groups of 10 or more. For reservations, call 817-368-1236.


March 5-April 10 Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon opens at Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. The musical takes place in a magical Scottish village that appears only once each century. Into their midst arrive two American hunters, whose appearance can alter their lives. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday with a 3 p.m. Saturday matinee. Call 817-284-1200 or visit for reservations and ticket prices.


March 9 Brandi Spain, student of Terri Rosenbaum and Dr. Oscar Dressler, performs Piano and Voice Recital in the South Campus Recital Hall 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Dressler at 817-515-4649.

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